Two screening tests often used to try to predict which pregnant women are likely to deliver prematurely aren’t effective in low-risk women, according to an American national collaborative study of more than 10,000 women. Researchers found that neither transvaginal cervical measurement or fetal fibronectin tests, used separately or together, adequately predicts preterm birth.

Link: Two common tests aren't effective in predicting premature births, says new national study

Source: Gynecology Science Daily

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